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Can this automated enterprise-wide decision support system be self-learning and adaptable? I think this would leverage the system over time. I like the idea of accelerated knowledge sharing. More
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Indeed the focus in a bureaucratic system shifts from the goal which the task should accomplish to obeying the rules of the process. One reason is, when something goes wrong one is always backed as lo... More
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this should be considered as part of knowledge management. It eliminates the need for hierarchy. More
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Anyway this would help to develop everybody's leadership skills More
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Free access to information is key, but it could become soon overwhelming to handle all the information in a smart way which is available. Employee need to be empowered by appropriate technology to get... More
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Gary, the bureaucratic models rewards the status quo. Successors in management positions have to be like their predecessors. They thrive for more of the same kind. What is already good has to be made... More
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Chris, yes indeed this needs to be shaped, filled with flesh and all the stuff how build a model for a next-gen application. I appreciate your motivation it is the fuel which accelerates innovation! More
3 years 6 months ago
Chris - thanks! as I wrote in another post in this phase of the hackhaton, it is all about weaving the web of information. Everyone could evaluate and support (based on his reputation/knowledge) any ... More
3 years 6 months ago
In order to have a streamlined, cost-efficient and powerful organization, we need to think as if we start the organization right now and without any restrictions. We only think of the customer, our em... More
3 years 6 months ago
Up to now, too many systems we use have too rigid structures. Don't get me wrong. There is still a need for a basic structure, but there is so much beyond it with free floating information, which does... More
3 years 6 months ago
Let an application create a net of full mesh information. This information pieces are Questions Answers Ideas. Each input item is tagged, thus the network creates knots. Knots can be bigger or sma... More
3 years 6 months ago
An example how technology can create transparency. Each hour an employee or an executive spends in a meeting has a certain value (salary per year / working hours per year). This information could be ... More
3 years 6 months ago
Decisions to be made have to be put on a platform (IT-based) in order that everyone can access them and enter his/her knowledge or point of view. Even for big decisions like the acquisition of another... More
3 years 6 months ago
Robert, thanks for your comment and your questions! For me formality is part of the bureaucracy, but bureaucracy encompasses more. Foremost formality are the processes, rules etc. in written. Then t... More
3 years 6 months ago
Processes, procedures and comportments have to proof their value to the business. Formality may have its benefits, but they have to be made explicit and the value has to be bullet proof. The costs of... More
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Decisions to be made have to be put on a platform (IT-based) in order that everyone can access them and enter his/her knowledge or point of view.
By Erwin Pfuhler on July 29, 2014
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Processes, procedures and comportments have to proof their value to the business.Formality may have its benefits, but they have to be made explicit and the value has to be bullet proof.
By Erwin Pfuhler on July 29, 2014
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Free access to information is key, but it could become soon overwhelming to handle all the information in a smart way which is available. Employee need to be empowered by appropriate technology to get individual view of the company. What kind of information is really relevant to me? It is...

By Erwin Pfuhler on July 4, 2014
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In order to have a streamlined, cost-efficient and powerful organization, we need to think as if we start the organization right now and without any restrictions. We only think of the customer, our employees and other stakeholders. It is not the management team or consultants, who do the design, but...

By Erwin Pfuhler on June 14, 2014
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Up to now, too many systems we use have too rigid structures. Don't get me wrong. There is still a need for a basic structure, but there is so much beyond it with free floating information, which does not fit in a predefined structure. E.g. CRM systems focus on one...

By Erwin Pfuhler on June 13, 2014
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Let an application create a net of full mesh information. This information pieces are
Questions
Answers
Ideas.
Each input item is tagged, thus the network creates knots. Knots can be bigger or smaller according to the importance they are assigned by management and staff. This is...

By Erwin Pfuhler on June 13, 2014
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Decisions to be made have to be put on a platform (IT-based) in order that everyone can access them and enter his/her knowledge or point of view. Even for big decisions like the acquisition of another company the executives will get a broader picture of all the circumstances, possible issues...

By Erwin Pfuhler on June 9, 2014
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Processes, procedures and comportments have to proof their value to the business.
Formality may have its benefits, but they have to be made explicit and the value has to be bullet proof. The costs of formality like decreased agility, flexibility, poor customer service, hidden costs etc have to be...

By Erwin Pfuhler on June 8, 2014